Official Minutes of the Hot Springs Library Board of Trustees
Wednesday, July 21, 2021, 7:00 p.m.
Present: Board members: Jane Farrell, Mary Kay Thompson, Gary Merkel, Cheryl Huddleston, with John Gregory, City Administrator Peggy Exum, Library Director.
The Chair called the meeting to order.
Minutes of Previous meeting approved.
The Librarian reported as follows: that more staff is still needed, grant of $5,000 is still out on a new computer server, thank you to Marcus Heerdt for writing the grant, new gutter repairs will start soon on the front and east side of building, staff is working on updating, cleaning and weeding Young Adult and Tween collections, Friends of the HSP Library would like to remind you to save and bring in all your Lynn’s Dakotamart receipts.
2022 Proposed Budget was presented. A discussion followed.
Merkel moved, seconded by Thompson and carried that the proposed budget be approved.
Huddleston moved, seconded by Merkel that they go into executive session at 7:40 p.m.
Thompson moved, seconded by Merkel that they return to normal session at 8:00 p.m.
Thompson moved, seconded by Huddleston and carried that the bills be allowed.
Meeting Adjourned at 8:04 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Peggy Exum, Library Director
Jane Farrell, President
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Published: Sept. 2, 2021